LEROY, Ind. (STMW) — A Crown Point teen was killed when he went airborne on his dirt bike and landed on a fence post on Saturday night in Leroy.
Matthew Soper, 16, was transported to Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Crown Point, where he died from severe internal injuries.READ MORE: COVID-19 Update: Indiana Announces 1,243 New COVID-19 Cases, 36 Additional Deaths
Indiana Conservation officers said the incident occurred around 6:45 p.m. when Soper and three friends were riding at a property they were unfamiliar with.READ MORE: Dolton Mayoral Candidate Giving Cash Prizes At Fundraiser After Previous Allegations Of Buying Votes
Lake County Sheriff Department, Crown Point Police Department, and Lake of the Four Seasons Fire & EMS assisted the Indiana Department of Natural Resources at the scene.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Mostly Sunny With Seasonable Temperatures
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